Overlook the moors of Forever Wild Sanctuary and Polpis Harbor from Carpe Diem's spot at a high point on the island.
New for 2019 - Pool and fire pit!
Arrive at this exceptional vacation property one of three ways: by car, by Wave shuttle/Polpis Route, or by the Polpis bike path. With a central location just a few miles from Nantucket Town, historic lighthouses, boutiques and beaches are a quick drive or bike ride away. Or tuck into this secluded spot with elevated water & nature views and forget that anywhere else in the world exists.
A long, private drive delivers you to this 6-bedroom, 9-bathroom estate. A generously sized lot with mature landscaping welcomes family croquet tournaments or special events—the sprawling lawn easily accommodates a large tent.
Carpe Diem highlights include:
Sleeping space for 12
Two master suites
Two guest suites
Water views from upper levels & Widow's Walk
Four roomy decks with astounding nature views
Extensively remodeled, smoke-free interiors
Daily maid service
Marble kitchens and baths
Hardwood floors throughout
Whole-house sound system
Downstairs entertainment level with bar and game room
Massage room & steam sauna
Cedar hot tub for 10-12 people
Parking for 6-8 vehicles
Your group of 12 can stretch your legs with multiple levels of living space totaling over 6600 square feet. View of the nature preserve and Polpis Harbor feature no matter where you gather—from the nautical main living area to the downstairs entertainment level.
The main living area captures the spirit of Nantucket with its sea-inspired color palette and rich hardwood floors. The carefully chosen design scheme blends impeccable modern pieces with charming antiques and nautical art. Gather in a sitting area that was made for cocktails and long conversations. A stone fireplace anchors this space.
If beer and pretzels are more your speed, head downstairs to the entertainment level, which includes a space that feels like your own private pub. Find a wet bar with seating for 16, a pool table, and multiple flat-screen TVs. This level also houses the exercise room, steam sauna, and a massage room for a spa-like experience. Nantucket Retreats will even book a trusted massage therapist for you.
Outdoors, multiple levels of decks, patios and porches add more space to your special gathering. The most impressive of these is a 37' x 40' deck with a pergola and views of the conservation lands. Other outdoor areas include a bluestone paved patio with a covered bar that's perfect for special events,
Kitchen & Dining
Memorable meals begin in the sunlit kitchen, with its exquisite marble counters and high-end stainless appliances, including a Wolf range and a Miele dishwasher. This space quickly becomes a favorite hangout. Pull up a seat at the marble island to watch the chef at work. Tuck into a plate of pancakes in the breakfast nook. And at dinnertime, uncork a bottle of wine from the wine fridge and feast together at a table for 10 in the formal dining area, illuminated by a statement chandelier.
Bed & Bath
6 bedrooms including:
Two king-size master suites
Two queen suites
One queen-size guest room
One kid's room with 2 twin beds and a twin pullout trundle
Separate sitting areas in most adult bedrooms
Individual HVAC systems in each suite
Flat-screen TVs in each bedroom
Up to 12 guests can call Carpe Diem "home." Guests of honor can choose from two Master Suites—one on the first floor and one on the second. Keep belongings safe with programmable safes in both suites. .
The first floor Master Suite features a king bed and a an elegant handicap-friendly bathroom with a rainfall shower head and teak seating in the shower—perfect for grandparents. Guests in this room can sip their morning coffee on an 18' x 34' private deck.
The second floor Master Suite has a dry, infra-red sauna, private laundry area, his-and-hers water closets, and a soaking tub with a view of the nature preserve. Or step into a gorgeously tiled 13' x 4' shower with room for two people and a view of Polpis Harbor.
Most adult rooms have seating areas, cable connections and televisions. The top floor has an office and entry to the widow’s walk.
Daily Maid Service includes one hour of tidying. This can be expanded at the tenant's expense with a pre- arrangement.
Perfect for milestone events like retirement parties, weddings, or reuniting with friends or family, seize your day and reserve this magical Nantucket home for an experience you'll never forget.
6 bedrooms, 9 baths, and 6600 square feet
1 King, 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Queen, 1 Queen, and 2 Twin Singles
12 guests maximum
Nature views and Polpis Harbor
Nantucket Memorial Airport
- 40 inch plus tv
- Air conditioning
- Chefs kitchen
- Concierge parking
- High speed internet
- Hot tub
- Multiple tvs
- Satellite or cable
- Washer and dryer
- Wireless internet
Activities of Interest
- Miles of bike paths to all parts of the Nantucket Island, a bike is the ideal way to get around.
- The Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has become one of the most celebrated wine and food events in the country. This boutique experience of world class wines and award winning food will forever change you.
- Nantucket Whaling Museum - The world’s most comprehensive resource and principal steward of Nantucket history, and tells the inspiring stories of the island through its collections, programs, and properties.
Places of Interest
- Great Point Light - Towering more than 60 feet, this historic lighthouse was established in 1784, destroyed in 1984 and rebuilt in 1986. Located on the Coskata Coatue Wildlife Refuge.
- Surfside Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island.
- Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge encompasses miles of beaches, the largest red cedar woodland in New England and Great Point Light.